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Al Riyadh vs Al Taawoun Predicted lineup, betting tips, odds, injury news, H2H, telecast

Published at :May 7, 2024 at 9:03 PM
Modified at :May 7, 2024 at 9:03 PM
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Novojyoti Bhattacharjee


As relegation places heat up, Al Riyadh can’t afford to slip up

Over the past two matches, Al Riyadh have performed admirably to secure impressive victories over Mahrez’s Al Ahli and a draw with Al Fateh. It was a great victory for them over Al Ahli to win the tie. While they have recently recovered from their poor form, staying on top of their game is key if they are to avoid relegation. 

Al Taawoun, on the other hand, have performed exceptionally and have a great chance of finishing the season in the top four. They are one point ahead of Al Ittihad in fourth and a strong finish to the season will help them finish in the top four. Their unbeaten run of six matches came to an end in the last match against Al Hilal. This match will see the team trying to regain their winning ways. 

Kick-Off:

Thu, 9 May at 8:30 PM IST

Location: Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium

Form:

Al Riyadh (in all competitions): D-W-L-L-L

Al Taawoun (in all competitions): L-W-D-D-W

Player to Watch

Knowledge Musona (Al Riyadh)

This season, Knowledge Musona has scored four goals while assisting another two. His orchestration of the team has made him the architect of the team. His attackers have missed the chances he has created for the team. He also contributes to the defence by breaking up plays with his timely tackles and interceptions. 

Joao Pedro (Al Taawoun) 

Joao Pedro has scored 10 goals for the team this season. The Brazilian international has led the line well this season, holding up opponents and winning aerial duels. With his style of play, he often dribbles opponents and creates space for others to score. He also brings the Brazilian flair to his game. 

Match Facts

  • Al Riyadh are ranked 17th in goals scored per match
  • Al Taawoun are unbeaten in the last seven matches
  • Al Riyadh have failed to keep a clean sheet in the last 11 matches

Al Riyadh vs Al Taawoun: Betting tips and odds

Tip 1: Al Riyadh to win this match: 11/4 with Skybet

Tip 2: The match to end in a draw – 5/2 with PADDY POWER

Tip 3: Both teams to score- 4/7 with Betway

Injury and Team News

In addition to Al-Abbas, Bin Shuwayyi will also miss this match due to suspension after receiving a red card in the last match. 

For Al Taawoun, Musa Barrow is unavailable due to a knee injury, and Al-Tulayhi will miss the remainder of the season due to a cruciate ligament injury. 

Head-to-Head

Total Matches-1

Al Riyadh- 1

Al Taawoun- 0

Draw-0

Predicted lineup for Al Riyadh vs Al Taawoun

Al Riyadh Predicted lineup (4-4-2): 

Campana; Ali Alnwaiqi, Arslanagic, Al Shwirekh, Al Khaibari; Al Shehri, Toure, Ndong, Al Harajan; Musona, Gray

Al Taawoun Predicted lineup (4-2-3-1):

Mailson; Al-Ghamdi, Al Slaluli, Girotto, Faqeehi; Flavio, El Mahdioui; Al Kuwaykibi, Bahusayn, Adam; Pedro

Match Prediction for Al Riyadh vs Al Taawoun

In contrast to Al Taawoun who appears poised to finish in the top five, Al Riyadh are not having the best of seasons. They face a tough task here considering their opponents’ quality and position. However, having already defeated them this season, they have demonstrated that they are capable of defeating them. 

Prediction: Al Riyadh 2-2 Al Taawoun

Telecast

India – Sony LIV

UK– Sky Sports

US- ESPN

Nigeria- Sporty TV

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